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  • Savage Love: Father Figures

    Savage Love: Father Figures
    I'm a 37-year-old single father with a 14-year-old son. I've raised him on my own basically since birth, with help from some good friends and nearby family. Overall he's a good kid: gets decent grades, rarely gets in trouble. Our relationship isn't...
  • Telling Our Stories: Why I Became an Activist

     
    In the next part of the Telling Our Stories series (which reminds us all of the power that we can have to change hearts and minds by highlighting online messages of equality), I was asked to share my own personal story about how I got involved in LGBT...
  • Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer

    Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer
    Jean Harris, a feisty advocate for gay and lesbian rights and longtime Democratic Party activist who helped elect openly gay candidates in California, has died. She was 66. Harris, who had a number of serious health problems, was found June 25 in her...
  • Cleve Jones sells Palm Springs home

    Cleve Jones sells Palm Springs home
    AIDS activist and gay rights leader Cleve Jones has sold his Palm Springs home for $380,000. The 1935 cottage-style home, in the Warm Sands area, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Including a one-bedroom guesthouse, the property has 1,956 square feet...
  • Wallace Turner dies at 89; journalist won Pulitzer for local reporting

    Wallace Turner dies at 89; journalist won Pulitzer for local reporting
    Wallace Turner, a tenacious investigative reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1957 with the Portland Oregonian and later became a bureau chief in San Francisco and Seattle for the New York Times, has died. He was 89. Turner died Saturday at Sacred Heart...
  • Under Patsos, Loyola balances history, culture and basketball

    Under Patsos, Loyola balances history, culture and basketball
    Joe Boylan was sitting with Jimmy Patsos at last Saturday's Loyola-Duke lacrosse game when the former athletic director asked the man he had hired as the school's basketball coach eight years ago if he had any preference as to where Greyhounds would...
  • Why Calif. students should know that Harvey Milk was gay

  • John Tejada debuts a new work at Disney Hall Saturday

     
    Ever since Steve Reich made repetition into a compositional ethic, contemporary classical music and electronica have been learning from each other. This Saturday, the local techno-minimalist John Tejada will cement the relationship with “The End of It...
  • Theater review: 'Dear Harvey' at the Strasberg Theatre

     
    Some 30-plus years after his death, Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected public official in California, continues to focus the public’s fascination – and outrage. Patricia Loughrey’s “Dear Harvey,” presented by the Beat Project at the Lee...
  • Online grassroots campaign's new message: 'Count Me Out'

     
    This year's National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, comes in the midst of several teen suicides following anti-gay bullying. To honor those like Seth Walsh, a grassroots social media campaign, Count Me Out, asks social media users this week to donate their main...
  • 'It Gets Better,' on and offline

     
    Hollywood has a new online cause. In response to the recent string of teen suicides, celebrities, bloggers and thousands of others have mobilized through online video, blogging and social media to tell queer teens they are not alone. This September,...